Category Archives: Inspiration

Needle felted pictures for the 150th anniversary of Canada art show –Jan Scott

Today we have a guest post by Jan Scott she is a great needle felter. The concept of the show. As you likely read in Ann’s earlier posts the Ottawa Valley weavers and spinners guild was given a proposal to … Continue reading

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A Zed Inspired Book Cover

I bought myself a new sketch pad that is in a book form rather then a flip pad. I decided I wanted to cover it in the way that Zed had last shown us here project-updates-2/ I am lazy and … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Finally Started

Today is July 3 and finally, yesterday, 2 days late, I got started on the challenge I set: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/03/31/second-quarter-challenge-3/ I haven’t finished but I did start two pieces. The first is a vessel. I haven’t made one in ages and thought it … Continue reading

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New York Botanical Gardens

I was in New York City last week for vacation and thought I would share some photos of the New York Botanical Gardens. The gardens are inspiring even without further artwork but this summer they are displaying an outdoor Chihuly … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Top Class

Hi I gave a private class to Anne last week end. Well really we started earlier with talking about what she wanted to make and what she wanted to make it out of  and then dying her silk. In the … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge

I can’t believe it is  April first tomorrow and time for the second quarter Challenge. We are doing Art periods this year. I decided to  do Celtic art. Well then I started looking and of course it is not that … Continue reading

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Out of the box Part 3

This is the 3rd and final set of pictures from this exhibit. http://mvtm.ca/?exhibition=colour-unboxed   the first is here:  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/18/colour-unboxed-by-out-of-the-box/ and the second here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/26/out-of-the-box-part-2/ Again I apologise for some of the odd angles as it was very crowded with people enjoying the exhibit. … Continue reading

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